Donald R. McClarey

Year Zero Again

  Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual.

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Donald R. McClarey

September 22, 1776: Nathan Hale’s Only Regret

How beautiful is death, when earn’d by virtue! Who would not be that youth? What pity is it That we can die but once to serve our country. Joseph Addison, Cato (1712)   Death at 21 is always a tragedy,

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